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Economically empowering indigenous women

The newly launched "Economic Empowerment of Indigenous Women in Nepal" provides an overview and analysis of the vulnerability and discrimination faced…

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Campaign to promote cycling for healthy cities launched

The Government of Nepal Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport, United Nations Development Programme, Lalitpur Metropolitan City, Kantipur Media Group and Cycle City Network Nepal jointly…  

Broken societies put people and planet on collision course, says UNDP

The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest crisis facing the world, but unless humans release their grip on nature, it won’t be the last, according to a new report by the United Nations Development Programme…  

Speech of foreign minister Pradeep K Gyawali: HDR launch 2020

For three decades, Human Development Reports have fundamentally shaped the ideas and policy discourse on alternative assessment of development and wellbeing. The criteria used for measuring human…  

Speech of finance minister Bishnu Prasad Paudel: NHDR launch

Analyzing the basis of Nepal’s commitment to graduate from the least developed country status to the developed country, the report looks at the progress made towards this, the remaining tasks to…  

Nepal Tourism Board & UNDP launch new project to create short-term jobs for COVID-affected people in tourism sector

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have jointly launched a new project “Sustainable Tourism for Livelihood Recovery” to support the recovery of Nepal’s…  

Human Development Report 2020: Nepal Launch

For the first time in a relationship spanning 300,000 years, instead of the planet shaping humans, humans are shaping the planet. This is the Anthropocene: the age of humans.  

Government of Nepal and UNDP launch new project to boost climate-resilient livelihoods

Kathmandu, 29 November 2020 – The Government of Nepal and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility Least Developed Countries Fund - today launched a new USD42…  

Partnering for Effective Development

In the spirit of delivering as one UN, in 2019, the UNDP Electoral Support Project and UNESCO in Nepal collaborated on a range of different activities for the common goals of good governance and…  

Virtual Youth Parliament School kicks off

A six day long virtual youth parliament school kicked off with over 300 youth participants from Surdurpaschim, Karnali and Province 2.  

Nettle, an unwanted weed turns into a green enterprise

Until recently, the farmers of Temal rural municipality, Kavre thought the Stinging Nettle was one of the most unwanted shrubs they would like to see growing in their field. They were unaware the fact…  

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